Sponsored by AIA North Carolina, Activate 14 is an annual summer event and design competition series designed to inform and engage city dwellers in conversations about architecture and design. The board summoned a competition for a contemporary structure that would help promote the event series.
The proposed structure was conceives as an extension of the existing masonry AIA NC building located on the street level. A wooden skin will serve as the "wall extension" mimicking the stone wall. At the interior of this volume, a display area containing a collection of architectural graphics and images mounted on acrylic panels.